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  • Letter: How are government programs performing?

    To the Editor: I’m not sure about the rest of you, but I have some ongoing concerns about the Afford ...
    April 7, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Village-hosted electronics recycling set for Saturday

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Village of Downers Grove and Creative Recycling will offer electronics recycling from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
    April 4, 2014 - 2:32 pm
  • Metra looking for Citizens Advisory Board member

    LEMONT – Lemont Mayor and Metra Board member Brian Reaves announced that he is accepting applications for Metra's Citizens Advisory Board.
    April 4, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Riverisde trustees discuss ad hoc committee for First Avenue safety plans

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Village Board briefly discussed the creation of an ad hoc commission to address safety concerns at First Avenue and Forest A ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • Riverside trustees approve daycare to represent as school

    RIVERSIDE – After a confusing discussion that took significant clarification on how many students a daycare facility and proposed Montessori school wo ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • Village council approves $900,000 water main replacement

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Village Council voted Tuesday to approve a $902,246 contract with Swallow Construction to replace about a half-mile ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • Lemont Library considering $2.8 million renovation project

    By DAN FARNHAM - dfarnham@shawmedia.comLEMONT – The Lemont Public Library Board and members of the p ...
    April 4, 2014 - 3:04 pm
  • ComEd 'smart' electricity meters coming to Lombard homes

    LOMBARD – Energy budgeting is about to get more efficient for Lombard residents, whose homes will soon be outfitted with new "smart" electricity meter ...
    April 4, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • Elmhurst considers moving Hot Dog Lady across York Street

    ELMHURST – For 23 years, generations of Elmhurst residents and visitors have picked up a Vienna Beef hot dog from Pamela Uslander’s cart at York Stree ...
    April 8, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Villa Park converting quarterly utility billing to monthly

    VILLA PARK – The Village of Villa Park will convert its utility billing from a quarterly system to a monthly basis beginning later this Spring.
    April 4, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Metra approves $8.1 million contract for Lombard pedestrian underpass project

    LOMBARD – The Metra Board of Directors last week approved an $8.1 million contract to construct a pedestrian underpass at the Lombard Metra Station, 2 ...
    April 5, 2014 - 6:57 pm
  • Bolingbrook firearms instructor responsible for more than 300 rejected permits

    BOLINGBROOK – More than 300 concealed-carry applicants trained by a Bolingbrook instructor will have their permits denied.
    April 4, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • Lyons Township High School District 204 bill clears House, advances to Senate

    LA GRANGE – A bill allowing Lyons Township High School District 204 to separate from the jurisdiction and authority of the Lyons Township Trustees of ...
    April 3, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Effect of March Supreme Court ruling on Illinois Prairie Path uncertain

    The legal status of one of the area’s most prized natural treasures – the Illinois Prairie Path – is in question after a recent U.S. Supreme Court dec ...
    April 3, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Downers Grove plans spring road maintenance work

    DOWNERS GROVE – Village council members heard the details of about $6 million in road repair and resurfacing work planned for this spring in the villa ...
    April 8, 2014 - 12:29 pm
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